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Independent Alan Caron quits Maine governor’s race

PORTLAND, Maine — Following through on an early campaign vow, independent gubernatorial candidate Alan Caron — conceding that he had no chance to win — withdrew from the race on Monday to endorse Attorney General Janet Mills, the Democratic nominee.

Caron, an economic consultant and former Democrat, announced his campaign in the fall of 2017. He qualified for the general election ballot by submitting more than 4,000 signatures on June 1. He and his wife provided the vast majority of his campaign’s funding.

To read the rest of “Independent Alan Caron quits Maine governor’s race,” an article by contributing Bangor Daily News staff writer Michael Shepherd, please follow this link to the BDN online.

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